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Web scraping oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.73.

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Dave M.

Dave M.

Perl, Python programmer, web scraping / data extra...

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

I am a freelance software developer providing web scraping services and data crawling using Python and Perl. Over the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of software solutions to crawl and extract different types of data from a myriad of websites, e.g. real-time data, business listings, sports results data and other related data sources. My experience lies in automated web scraping with well defined specifications including website and output format. Website data delivered often are in standardised CSV or SQL formats and typically involves further post-processing of crawled data according to your requirements. Code is written in Python and Perl following agile and TDD software design techniques to ensure code longevity, reliability and robustness. I also have experience in mathematical languages Matlab, R, as well as databases SQL, MongoDB, Linux administration, and many web API's including Dropbox, Twitter, Twilio and Sendgrid. As well as web scraping, I am capable of completing similar web related projects using Python and Perl, for example, filtering log files, web monitoring, notification systems and backend web apps. Please contact me if you have any available projects!

$66.67 /hr
481 hours
4.92
Andres Olvera

Andres Olvera

Expert Wordpress/PHP developer | Scripting expert

Mexico - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 2

I have lots of experience building and enhancing WordPress plugins and building themes from scratch. My main strengths are: - Clean coding - 100% Wordpress coding standard compliant - Availability - usually respond within 5 to 10 minutes to any queries during CST workhours - Fast and top quality work I also have experience developing web pages using Perl and/or PHP, Javascript/jQuery, VBScript, CSS, Ajax and MySQL databases. I worked for a Fortune 500 automotive company in a reporting and analysis position, and also building and maintaining a website in the company's intranet using Perl and MySQL. After that I was in charge of supporting a website built with Java and the Spring framework, using both MySQL and Oracle databases, for customers worldwide. I also worked at the tech support helpdesk for that same company for over a year, troubleshooting Linux servers and workstations, networking and other data related issues. I was also in charge of administering KBOX ticketing system for over a year, from content management to database administration, to scripting solutions for its customers. I also have knowledge in scripting using different technologies, such as VBScript, Javascript, Linux shell scripting, Perl, and some Powershell, as well as VBA for Excel and HTAs. I was also regularly troubleshooting C and Java programs for bugs and/or enhancements. After that, I moved to a company named Softtek as a Software Engineer, I was part of a team that develops Wordpress plugins and themes for an American multinational conglomerate corporation. The last position I held was for yet another company as a Linux intermediate administrator, where I was in charge of managing users with Centrify and I also installed Cacti to monitor some of the company's servers running CentOS. Currently, I work on my own mostly developing Wordpress plugins and themes. I have specialized myself working on web development, mainly PHP with MySQL databases, but also Javascript/jQuery for the front end.

$55.56 /hr
90 hours
4.96
Alper OKUTGAN

Alper OKUTGAN

Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

Turkey - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 33

Top-notch web scraping expert using PHP/cURL, having scraped hundreds of sites with millions records. Always deliver perfect quality with quick turnaround. Crunchbase, Twitter, oGame, Washington EDU, Craigslist and Yipit are just a few examples. My major expertise is Web crawling, data minning, Wordpress plugin and theme development with PHP/MySQL. I have a degree in Computer System & Engineering and have 14 years experience coding. I am interested in solving complex challenges, difficult problem solving, and learning to enhance my programming skills. I have been working in the hosting industry (Hostgator, GoDaddy, Bluehost) for more than 8 years and highly experienced using hosting software such as WHM/CPanel/Plesk/Virtuozzo/Webmin/Virtualmin. Technical background; I began programming on C64s with QBasic language in the 1990s. Following graduation, I developed various programs with Borland Delphi for computing hardware faculty from 2000s, and I am still programming for RS232 / OBDII. I professionally created various web development projects with PHP and Perl languages since 2002. I began working with Linux and FreeBSD in 2003 and I have been working as an admin for various servers like Debian and Ubuntu operating systems since 2005. I have founded to BACOMputer, which my first company on 2005, and I am still working as a software developer for my own company. I have created almost 250 web sites which are hosted in my re-seller account, and I can provide web hosting services also. You may easily reach some of website samples in my portfolio. I began working with clients through oDesk since 2009, and I have successfully completed many contracts between 2010 - 2014. The subjects of my recently works; ° Web scrapping / mail scrapping with PHP/cURL. My PHP codes also can be run as standalone programs on the linux shell and/or with crontab. ° OpenVPN authentication systems ° Creating Wordpress plugins and themes. HTML to Wordpress. ° PHP-MySQL works / Admin Panels. ° Delphi or PHP based text file conversion programs. * OPEN-WRT Linux distributions. ° Hosting services and transfers. ° Malware code cleaning on the sites and servers. (I have developed my own tools for finding malicious codes and infected files as quickly and efficiently) ° Decompiling/Tracing Flash applications/games. ° Radio, Audio stream program installations and configurations. Shoutcast, Icecast and Flashcast solutions. ° Software installation on Linux. Ftp servers, Apache, Nginx, PHP and MySQL installations/configurations. ° jQuery and resolving jQuery issues and conflicts. ° JWplayer, Flowplayer video player installations and delayed messages/auto redirecting projects ° Lightbox, Greybox, Laytbox and other jQuery (auto) popup solutions. ° .htaccess works (Mass redirections, SEO based links, permalinks)

$45.00 /hr
1,470 hours
4.99
Grant Smith

Grant Smith

Excel, Access VBA and Macro Developer

United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 15

Experienced professional with multiple skills looking for extra work. Very diligent, attentive to details, hard working and honest. Guru in MS Office Applications (company SME (Subject Matter Expert)) VBAs and Macros Knowledgeable in computer software and hardware problems Many years of customer service including managing a large team of customer service agents Excellent written and speaking communication skills I sell time by adding automation to any office product! Based on East Coast of United States

$60.00 /hr
1,498 hours
4.98
Alexander Miloradov

Alexander Miloradov

ASP.NET and C# Senior developer / Architect

Russia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 13

● More than 10 years of experience on the .NET stack. ASP.NET MVC sites (frontend and backend), desktop applications, any tasks using the best ways to solve. ● Use the best practices for building a correct and extensible architecture and high-quality code. Patterns, unit testing, any source control systems, team working. ● Always in touch, reliable, self-motivated and goal oriented. Provide steady work progress with maximum productivity of each hour of work.

$44.44 /hr
3,538 hours
4.77
David M.

David M.

Expert Excel VBA/C# Developer and Oracle-Certified...

United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

I'm an expert Excel VBA/C# Developer with over 6 years of experience in developing Excel Macros, Add-Ins and Advanced Spreadsheet Applications. I can streamline your reporting, automate your spreadsheets, as well as create full-scale dashboard applications and powerful add-ins. I have tested within the top 30% of all VBA Programmers, as well as within the top 20% in Microsoft Excel on oDesk's sister site, Elance.com. I am also an Oracle Certified Java Programmer with experience in Finance, Statistics, Game Development, Data Analysis and Application Development. Tested as above average in knowledge of the Java SE7 programming language among certified Java Programmers on oDesk.com. I am skilled in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), testing within the top 30% of all VBA Programmers, as well as within the top 20% in Microsoft Excel on oDesk's sister site, Elance.com. I have experience in Macro Development and Excel Add-In Development such as Web Scraping and Advanced Automation and Calculation for numerous uses, utilizing C#. Over 6 years of Programming experience. Responsible for developing highly sophisticated Excel Spreadsheets for High Profile Banking Transfer Agency, increasing productivity in that area by over 90%. I enjoy what I do.

$72.22 /hr
840 hours
5.00
Aminah Nuraini

Aminah Nuraini

Web Scraper Specialist |Web Developer|PHP|Git|Rege...

Indonesia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I'm a native Indonesian recently graduate from Software Engineering at Bandung Institute of Technology, the best college for techniques major in Indonesia. My main skill is on Web Developing (Especially REGEX, and Web Scraper), and Software Testing(QA). I am currently active in "The Center" English Club, so I am used to socialize with native American. I have experience in : - Programming (Javascript, CSS, HTML, Regex, XPATH, PHP, SimpleHTMLDom, Node.js, jQuery, Git, Github, Python, Git, C, C++, Java, etc) - Fluent in English (TOEFL PBT:593/677; TOEIC:867/990) - Fast cable internet connection (6Mbps on average, ping 15ms on average) - Office tools (MS Word, MS Excel, Google Docs) - Fast Typing (60 word per minute/WPM) - Native Indonesian - Photoshop (basic) I also have experience on popular platforms like Wordpress and Google Adword. I am a very tech savvy IT person. According to my previous client, I am dedicated and detail oriented. I have a great dedication to guarantee my client satisfaction. I am also a fast learner. When I was doing internship, I was able to make two back-end Python software from scratch by only learning Python for two weeks.

$70.00 /hr
644 hours
5.00
John M.

John M.

Ruby on Rails Expert

United States - Last active: 12/31/2013 - Tests: 4

I like to help people solve problems using technology. I have single handedly built sites from the ground up that have processed $1m+ per month in sales. I have experience in C/C++, Ruby, Rails, MySQL, PostgreSQL, jQuery and iOS development. I love to build my solutions using Heroku, AWS; EC2, S3, RDS and PayPal, Stripe or Paymentech, Auth.net for payment processing.

$90.00 /hr
2,173 hours
5.00
Oscar Rendon

Oscar Rendon

Ruby, Rails and Javascript lover

Colombia - Last active: 01/09/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Over the last 7 years, I have developed a lot of solutions with primary focus on web applications. My core skills are: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Javascript/Ajax, C#, ASP.NET, HTML5, MySQL, SQLServer, Oracle. I also used to work with LAMP. I've solid experience on Cloud (Heroku, GAE), windows/linux server administration, software architecture and high level design. My github profile: https://github.com/orendon

$60.00 /hr
260 hours
5.00
Carlos Moran

Carlos Moran

Rails dev - Linux admin

Argentina - Last active: 09/21/2014 - Tests: 19

Over the past 20 years I have been involved in several large projects including both software and hardware elements. I am looking to bring my expertise to businesses that have complex needs but don't have the volume to justify the expense of in-house talent. My skills include: - Project and team management: I have led web development projects from 3 to 30 people, using RUP, Scrum and homegrown methodologies. I know how to earn trust and gain the respect of collaborators, management, peers and clients. - Rails - I love the platform and have been working almost exclusively in RoR projects in the past 4 years for several different clients. - I prefer to use Thin, nginx, haml, jQuery, Semantic UI, Webistrano, MySQL or SQL Server, RVM and Rails 4.0 for new RoR projects. - I have experience consuming services like Twilio, SendGrid, UrbanAirship, and interfacing with payment gateways (usually Stripe and PayPal). - TCP/IP networking in general and the most popular protocols: HTTP/HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, SNMP, SSH. I also have a lot of experience troubleshooting connectivity and performance problems. I enjoy working with peers, but I can also work alone as developer and server administrator in small projects.

$47.78 /hr
34 hours
5.00